11.16.2009

RAUMARS A.I.R.

http://www.raumars.org/misc.php?id=now&lang=en
Paljon kiitoksia sanoista Pasi ja Esko 
Thanks very much for the new words to Pasi and Esko

11.15.2009

searching for meaning

tilsa
tiera 
huove
mätälumi
rääpäkkä
ypyli
vuotos

suvilumi

wet snow which falls on summer and quickly melts

ikirouta

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permafrost; frozen deep soil which never defrost. Rare in Finland but common in Siberia

kropo


thin uneven ice layer on the puddle

umpihanki


“untouchable” thick snow(abundant), hard condition for skiing because it doesn’t always carry your weight in the land (forests, swamps)

tekolumi

artificial snow made with the cannons 

jääkeli

icy slippery road

tuiverrus

light snow drive by the wind in a cold air conditions

pölylumi, höyty

dust snow, snowflakes are so light that wind drove them everywhere

rekikeli

proper amount of snow in the path that it’s possibile to use horses and sledges

raskaskeli



hard conditions for skiing, the snow is too wet either cold and icy

listavakeli

very good conditions for skiing, from -2 to -4 suitable snow (not new either old)

routa

frozen soil after 10-20cm which stays frozen until spring.

11.14.2009

vitilumi


pure white fresh snow

möhrö


(Häme) More that 10 cm snow where people had travelled on but it doesn't carry you because is almost wet

11.02.2009

Thanks very much to Outi!

jääpeite


ice cover (on a road or yard).

piiskalumi, jäätynyt lumi


snow that’s is falling hard and then frozen.

jääkerkkä, jääpuikko



icicle (kerkkä=puikko=stick)

jäälohkare



chunk of ice.

jääkide


small ice crystal.

jääsiru


small ice chip, similar in size as kide.

jäähilse


small piece of ice, roundish, somewhat bigger than hile

jääneulanen


small piece of ice, like a needle, somewhat bigger than hilse

jäähile



small piece of ice, just big enough to see it

jääkierä



"snowless autumn ice", perfect for ice skating on a lake (assuming it’s strong enough)

uhkujää, kohvajää

ice covering a body of water just barely frozen, very weak

uhku

Slushy snow that is ‘drizzling up’ from the ground and frozen.

lumihiude


light (weight) snowflakes that have fallen and accumulated

viskoa (lunta)

–Verb- snow which is being thrown at you (effect).

ikijää

Permanent ice, permafrost, and the ice on top of glaciers.

tupruta (lunta)

–Verb- snow which is coming to you in great quantity. 

lautasjää


Types of ice on a lake, pond, or sea. Lautasjää means ‘plate’ ice.  It refers to broken pieces of ice cover, shuffled around by the water --- thus the edges of the segments have been rounded off and the resulting pieces are roundish like a plate.

teräsjää


Types of ice cover on a lake, pond, or sea.Teräsjää means steel ice. It's a very tough ice, usually found in the autumn

peilijää


Types of ice cover on a lake, pond, or sea.  Peilijää means mirror ice, thus it’s smooth and flat; it was formed while the water surface was flat, no wind or waves.

suppo



slushy snow sitting in flowing undercooled water 

ensilumi

Rauma 30 october 2009
the season’s first snowfall, first snow

irtolumi



loose snow (freshly fallen). Snowflakes are separate, not sticking to each other.

kantava lumi (hanki)

it’s a crust of packed and frozen snow that is able to carry your weight and your shoes won’t poke holes through it. kantava means ‘carrying’ or able to carry.

hiutaleinen lumi

snowflakes that are falling (Hiutale-adj. Hiutaleinen=flake) 

kiteinen lumi



snowcrystals that are falling (kide-adj. kiteinen=crystal)

rakeinen lumi


grain or granule snow that’s falling (Rae-adj. Rakeinen= grain or granule)

11.01.2009

jäätikkö

ice cap (as above Greenland)  
http://www.uarctic.org/singleNewsArticle.aspx?m=296&amid=7253

7.22.2009

I'M RESEARCHING...SEE YOU WITH NEW WORK IN THE END OF AUGUST!
THANKS TO EVERYONE AND HAVE A NICE (HOT) SUMMER!!!

5.23.2009

dialect words

This is just a small introduction...

hölse: sohjo, sohjokeli (Päijät-Häme, Kanta-Häme)
höty:
höttyrä:
höyty: hiutale (Päijät-Häme, Kanta-Häme, Kymenlaakso, Pohjois-Karjala, Etelä- Karjala, Keski-Suomi, Keski-Pohjanmaa)
judake: reindeer track in snow (Lapland)
klossakko: slush
komo: raised ice (Pohjois-Karjala)
kieppi: kinos, nietos (Päijät-Häme, Satakunta)
mora: kovahanki (Lappi-Inari-)
triimu: kinos (Etelä-Pohjanmaa)
triivu: kinos (Etelä-Pohjanmaa, Päijät-Häme, Kanta-Häme)
purku: kinos (Etelä-Pohjanmaa), lumipyry (Kainuu, Pohjois-Karjala, Etelä- Karjala, Pohjois-Savo, Etelä-Savo)
pöykky: kinos (Päijät-Häme, Kanta-Häme)



walking on the snow...onomatopoeTic verbs!

nirskua
narskua
kirskua
nitistä
narista

ahtauma

a formation of pack ice.

ahto


pack-ice, broken and refrozen ice.

ajolumi

very dry powder snow which whirls around (when travelling with sledge, etc)

aito

reindeer mounth track in the snow.

avanto

a hole for swim in the ice.

hankikeli, kerste

thick snow covering the ground; when ita can carry your weight is "kantohanki, kestohanki, hankikanne". The surface is call "hankiainen".

hauhto

snow on the street.

hiere

...

höttö


very dry snow impossible to pack.

hitva

...

huurre, härmä, kuura



little icicles formed due to differences in humidity conditions.